By appealing to the five senses - Imagery - students learn to read and write with more depth. This one hour lesson gets them thinking about the senses and their effect on both characters and plot..
This activity lesson includes -
- teacher suggestions
- board page for demonstration
- two pages of student practice, divided into three parts.
- a word search for early finishers that lists synonyms for the senses plus a matching exercise for sensory adjectives
Supports CCSS ELA 6,7,8
RL 1. Cite textual evidence to support analysis of the text, both explicit and "inferential".
RL 3. Show how "setting" and other elements shape characters.
W 3. Narratives b. Use techniques such as description to develop experiences, events and characters
and d. Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.